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    The Old Gringo by Carlos Fuentes The Old Gringo is a fiction novel written by one of Latin America's most renowned and eloquent authors, Carlos Fuentes. Filled with war, adventure, love and more, this novel takes you back to the Mexican revolution fought in 1912. This contemporary fiction is based on many themes found and experienced by the main characters in this novel. The relationship between Mexico and the United States, the drive to find one's true self and the different ways two men need

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    represents. Though not all stories have symbolism, those that do possess more excitement than those that do not. In the novella Aura by Carlos Fuentes, there is an extensive use of symbolism. James Hall wrote the article “Why You Should Use Symbolism in Your Writing” on symbolism that helps to describe why Fuentes’ use of symbolism is important in Aura. Fuentes uses symbolism to hide the climax of the story and also to

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    Death of Artemio Cruz by Carlos Fuentes Carlos Fuentes author of The Death of Artemio Cruz has used his novel to show how Mexico has been transformed and molded into its present state through the use of his character Artemio Cruz. Fuentes uses Cruz to bring together a historical truth about the greedy capital seekers, robber barons, if you will, who after the revolution brought Mexico directly back to into the situation it was in before and during the Revolution. Fuentes wrote the novel in nineteen

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    A Brief Biography of Carlos Fuentes

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    Carlos Fuentes Who was Carlos Fuentes? Carlos Fuentes was one of the most recognized Mexican writers. Fuentes most distinguished by his talent of writing about countries, for his strength, passion of writing, and for the great person he was. Fuentes left a legend in the Mexican and Latin children. His father Rafael Fuentes Boettiger and mother Bertha Macias Rivas. Fuentes father was a Mexican diplomat and Representative of Mexico. His father became the Mexican Embassy in Washington, D. C. Between

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    20 por ciento de los habitantes en pobreza absoluta. Los 30 por ciento que queda están compuestos de la clase media. La primera fuente de ingresos es la exportación de petróleo y gas del sureste del país. La segunda fuente de ingresos es el dinero los mexicanos que están en el extranjero retornan a México. México tiene agricultura e industria también, pero no son fuentes principales. Jul Eirik: Turismo y vida cultural Atracciones turísticas en el país En México hay muchas atracciones turísticas.

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    Exile From Self

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    previously palpable and familiar. Bewitchingly, love alters the conscience and authors its decisions. It is the facilitator of exile from oneself, and is brilliantly woven into the lives of the characters in D.H. Lawrence’s Odour of Chrysanthemums and Carlos Fuentes’s Aura; albeit sometimes in antagonistic ways. I identified with the characters in these dramas as their secrets were strewn across the pages. I was amazed at the similarities between their world and mine; the rancor that was stirred within

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    Symbolism in Fuentes' Aura

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    On the surface, Fuentes' Aura is a very strange and eerie book. It draws you in and keeps you there, forcing you to read the book to its very end. Just below the surface, a world of symbolism, words and parallels lead to a greater understanding of what is happening throughout this captivating tale. Skimming the surface of the story, an abundance of symbols can be signaled out, but a recurrence of symbols is very important. One of the most prevalent symbols found in this story is the darkness of

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    One Hundred Years of Solitude - Magic Realism One Hundred Years of Solitude  Magic realism is a literary form in which odd, eerie, and dreamlike tales are related as if the events were commonplace. Magic realism is the opposite of the "once-upon-a-time" style of story telling in which the author emphasizes the fantastic quality of imaginary events. In the world of magic realism, the narrator speaks of the surreal so naturally it becomes real. Magic realism can be traced back to Jorge Luis Borges

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    men and women creates a heavy conflict today. One of the most significant conflicts that stems from these traditional conceptions of gender is the propagation of a patriarchal society in which women are often exploited by seemingly powerful men. Carlos Fuentes, the author of the book titled The Crystal Frontier, highlights this conflict in the numerous short stories within this book. However, the short story “Malintzin of the Maquilas” gives

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    In The Crystal Frontier, Carlos Fuentes presents two of his main characters in much a similar fashion; in Spoils, we find Dionisio is a world-renowned chef and cuisine connoisseur, and also a fervent critic of American cuisine and culture. Dionisio believes that through his country’s chromosomal imperialism, Mexico will be able to solidify its sphere of influence in America; however, when he travels to the United States, he indulges in the same institutions that he ridicules when he lives in Mexico

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